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Metroid: Samus Returns will have plenty of amiibo functionality. Certain amiibo can be used to unlock a new difficulty mode, artwork, and more.

Nintendo Treehouse has a new blog post up on Tumblr about the amiibo support here. It’s admittedly not exactly new, but it is a nice recap of everything in English. There are also a couple of nice views of the new Samus and Metroid amiibo in 360 degrees.

GameXplain snapped a few new photos of the squishy Metroid amiibo releasing with Samus Returns in September. See the shots in the video below.

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Nintendo unveiled the amiibo functionality for Metroid: Samus Returns this week. All four figures will work with the game – the original Smash Bros. amiibo and the new ones specifically made for this title.

Some of the functionality isn’t that big of a deal. On the other hand, some of it is. One of the big features being scrutinized is the Fusion mode. By scanning the new, squishy Metroid amiibo, you’ll receive access to the mode that provides a new level of difficulty and Samus’ Fusion Suit from Metroid Fusion.

Metroid: Samus Returns will have plenty of amiibo functionality when the game launches in September. You’ll be able to use the new Samus and Metroid figures being prepared for the game, along with the previously-released amiibo from the Smash Bros. series.

Nintendo opened the Japanese website for Samus Returns earlier today. It doesn’t have a whole lot of information currently, but the amiibo page was also updated with details on the game’s amiibo support.

Here’s the breakdown:

Update 4: One last bump. The Splatoon 2 Switch Pro Controller is up on Amazon.

Update 3: Amazon Canada has some amiibo in stock here.

Update 2: All amiibo currently available are here.

Update: Bumped to the top. Latest amiibo on Amazon is the retailer exclusive Corrin (Player 2). Get it here.

Original: Amazon is starting to accept orders for the new amiibo launching today. You can now order the new Squid and Inkling Boy figures for Splatoon 2, for example. Keep track of this page as more amiibo go live throughout the day.


We haven’t really had a good look at what the Callie and Marie amiibo do in Splatoon 2, until now that is. They seem to have the same functions as all the other Amiibo, plus giving the player some gear. You can check out the video below, by GameXplain, to see how they’ll function in game.

We’ve been wondering how amiibo will function in Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. Thanks to the game’s official Twitter account, we’ve got an answer.

Mario, Luigi, Yoshi, and Peach amiibo are supported. When you scan amiibo for any of these characters, you’ll unlock weapons in the game.

Here’s the official word straight from the Rabbids Twitter account:

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Nintendo has many new amiibo coming out soon, including a new figure based on Pikmin. Have a look at an unboxing video below.

MyGamingBoulevard got its hands on the Inkling Boy, Inkling Girl and Squid amiibo launching with Splatoon 2 this Friday. The figures are unboxed below, and also compared to the original Splatoon figures.

MyGamingBoulevard has an early look at the new Bayonetta, Corrin and Cloud amiibo releasing this week. All of the figures get unboxed in the video below.